Arrest of people with links to Islamic State by NIA: TN tops list, Maharashtra and UP next

In an RTI response to TNM, the Home Ministry stated that the most number of arrests of IS members and/or sympathisers were made from the state of Tamil Nadu.

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested 177 persons from across the country for their links with the Islamic State between May 2014 and December 2019.

In an RTI response to The News Minute dated February 13, 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs has stated that the most...